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Masters Degree in Adult Education and Training

The Master's Degree in Adult Education and Training from FPCEUP equips students with specialist knowledge that critically engages with the policies and practices of adult education and training. Students will also acquire skills necessary to act/intervene in this area through conceptualisation, implementation, project management and evaluation in the domain of lifelong learning aimed at adults, particularly in the community, as well as to use research models and methods in adult education/career guidance, by coordinating multidisciplinary teams of professionals working in the field.

Job Opportunities

Professional Training; Career Guidance; Literacy; Sociocultural Entertainment; Lifelong Learning and Guidance; Social and Community Intervention; University and Polytechnic Higher Education; Basic Secondary and Post-secondary levels of Adult Education; Employment Centre and Professional Training Centres; Professional and Business Organisation Unions and Chambers of Commerce and Industry; Training Departments in Companies; Specialised training in the EFA (Adult Education and Training) scientific and professional field; Specialised training in the EJA (Adult Education and Training in a Brazilian context) scientific and professional field; Adult Education and Training (EFA); Civil Society Organisations which involve working with adults; NGOs which involve working with adults; Associative Movement and Community Institutions and Resources; Consultancy and Intervention; Consultancy for Public Entities in the context of Decision-making Formulation and Support for Local or Central Public Policies in the EFA Field; Service Provision to the Community and its Coordination in the Domain of Lifelong Guidance, either Individually or in Groups; Research Centres and Laboratories; National and International Research Networks; Local authorities; Non-governmental Organisations; Sporting Social and Cultural Associations; Institute for Employment and Professional Training.



Registration n.ºR/A-Ef 2802/2011/AL01 in Nov. 9, 2016


Date of publication of the accreditation decision: July 28, 2016

Validity of accreditation: 3 years

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Faculty of Psychology and Education Science
Type of Course
Masters Degree
4 Semesters / 120 ECTS
Tuition Fee (Full Tuition Fee)
Nacional: 1250.00€
International: 3500.00€
CPLP International: 1925.00€